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18th Century Copper Token - St Paul's Chapel, Birmingham

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1939N160
Collection:Coins & Medals
Date:1797 - 1797

Maker Information

Maker:Peter Kempson - View biography for Peter Kempson

Notes

This copper token depicts St Paul's chapel. It is one of a set with views of Birmingham issued by Peter Kempson in 1797.The chapel was built on rising land behind Great Charles Street. The spire was added in 1823.

Presented by Wilfred Bragge.

Further Information

Reign:King George III
Production Period:18th century
Material(s):Copper
Place of Origin:Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

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Dimensions

Diameter:29 mm